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BWA Awarded Sports Australia Women Leaders in Sport Program Grant
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BWA Awarded Sports Australia Women Leaders in Sport Program Grant

Basketball WA are pleased to announce they have received a grant to run a Women Leaders in Sport Program (Emerging Leaders Program) in conjunction with IThrive Consulting. The program is aimed at empowering and developing young women for leadership roles within sporting teams and organisations. It will run across Term 2 and Term 3 and will consist of athletes in our High Performance programs.

By participating in the Basketball WA Emerging Leaders Program, athletes will:

  • Understand the importance of an effective team leader, and understand the difference between an effective leader and an ineffective leader.
  • ¬†Undertake a self-assessment to determine leadership strengths and areas for development.
  • Learn how to lead by example and how to be a vocal leader.
  • Develop skills to build trust, communicate effectively, create a positive team environment, and minimize and manage conflict.
  • Have the opportunity to engage with experienced elite leaders, and discuss the challenges and rewards of being a leader in elite sport.

The athletes who have been selected for the program are listed below;

Emma Strelein – Kalamunda
Brooke Malone – Kalamunda
Chloe Forster – Stirling
Malia Tharpe – Perry Lakes
Millicent McCarthy – Perry Lakes
Hannah Duncan – Joondalup
Tia Morgan – Perry Lakes
Shenae Hartree – Willetton
Ella Thornton-Elliot – Perth
Hannah Burt – Willetton

Congratulations to all involved.

For more info on the program please contact David.naylor@basketballwa.asn.au

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